21F.080 Masterpieces of Hispanic Culture
Subject studies major works of Hispanic literature, film, and art, including the Poem of the Cid, Cervantes’ Don Quixote, Garc?a M?rquez’s One Hundred Years of Solitude, and short stories by Borges, as well as films by Bu?uel and paintings by Vel?zquez. Students trace development of diverse Hispanic cultures both in Spain and the Americas, through a thematic focus on honor codes, gender construction, class and caste hierarchies, and the historically-based problem of artistic representation. Taught in English. Enrollment limited.
Region: Europe, South America, Global (all regions)
MIT Department: Foreign Languages and Literatures
Contact: Garrels, Elizabeth J.